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Articles tagged with: color

Yale Offers High Resolution Photos For Free

Goodbye Getty, and Hello Yale! The American Ivy League college, Yale, is making high-resolution images available for free, and not just to its students. The academic institution will be making the high res photos from its cultural collections and have already begun uploading 250,000 images with many more to come. People can enjoy gorgeous photos from hieroglyphic inscriptions, to Mozart, to a painting by William Blake.

Hot Deal: 24″ Acer Flatscreen For $159

Looking for a new screen? Check out Newegg’s deal for a massive 24″ Acer 5ms Full HD WideScreen LCD Monitor. The gargantuan monitor has a brightness rating of 300 cd/m2, displays 16.7 million colors, and has a recommended resolution of 1920 x 1080. It’s an Energy Star model so you can rest easy knowing that the monitor only consumes 30 watts of electricity while on, 1.2 watts when sleeping and less than a watt when it is off. Acer’s G245HBd comes only in black but comes with a 3 year parts and labor warranty.

Sony Summarizes TV’s History In 60 Seconds; A Must See!

Many of us are used to seeing that stereotyped commercial that shows a product, maybe briefly covers some of that product’s key features, and then “sell” you on the product. Many of us have even grown to appreciate the creativeness that often comes with these types of commercials. It’s not just about the product or its features anymore, it’s how it relates to our lives, or how cool the commercial seems.

Flickr Learns to Share

Flickr now has a “Share This” feature, allowing users to share photos easier with Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Previous sharing was limited to actually grabbing the link/code or on Blogger, making this a big leap in Flickr’s efforts to go social. Sharing is enabled through the “Share This” drop down menu, located in the upper left of each photo. You will even be able to share when not logged in as a Flickr user.

Flickr acknowledges the privacy issues that go hand in hand with photo sharing. To deal with this they have different privacy levels, allowing users logged in to their Flickr accounts to share private photos with friends on Facebook. However, only public content can be shared with Twitter, Tumblr, and logged out Facebook users. Sharing will also be enabled for sets, collections, and entire photo streams.

Nook Color Gets Android Froyo

hen you think of the Barnes and Noble Nook, you think of an eReader. Possibly bland with the need of a bit of spice, you most likely do no think of the Nook as anything revolutionary. Fortunately, that’s about to change. Owners of the Nook Color will get an update next month to include Android’s popular “Froyo” operating system. It’ll come with all the fixings,